Yoda Press has just published Reaching the Great Moghul: Francophone Travel Writing on India of the 17th and 18th Centuries edited by Vijaya Rao.
Reaching the Great Moghul, a bilingual edition in English and French, compiles insightful studies on travel writing on India by Swiss and French travellers. These accounts highlight significant observations on the economy, polity, technical know-how, social and cultural mores of India in the 17th and 18th centuries, and more importantly, on the mobility of objects between India and Europe at the time.
Bringing to life engaging accounts of lesser-known travellers, the volume explores new perspectives in the in the field of cultural exchange between India and Europe in the 17th and 18th centuries.
In our History section, in paperback, 192 Pages, Rs. 295, ISBN: 9789380403199